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NSNE 7100 - Neonatal Theory 1

Nursing Specialty Neonatal Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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Course Details

Healthy Childbearing Experiences and the Newborn is the combined introductory theory course of the Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing Specialty Programs. This course explores a number of concepts that are foundational to the practice of perinatal and neonatal nursing and healthy childbearing experiences. Within the context of building partnerships, learners are exposed to holistic caring for childbearing women, their fetuses and newborns, and their families.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$443.15 - $877.23 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2022

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 19642

Tue Jan 04 - Fri Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 25 Online

Instructor

Nicole Larsen

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$877.23

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Course deliver is online format. Students need to contact the BCIT Bookstore (604-432-8379 www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/buy_main.asp? ) to order course text book. This is a NSNE 7100 and NSPN 7100 combined/shared course.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 41208

Tue Jan 04 - Fri Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 25 Distance

Instructor

Nicole Larsen

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$269.52

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course section is for students who require a course extension to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time option only.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 88638

Tue Jan 04 - Fri Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 25 Online

Instructor

Carly Eliades

Course Outline

Cost

$443.15

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Approval is required to register in this challenge section. Contact the Neonatal Program Head at asilveira3@bcit.ca for approval.

Learning Outcomes

As licensed health care practitioners, all learners will practice in accordance with professional standards of practice throughout the course. In this course, learners will have opportunities to use the processes of critical thinking, systematic inquiry, communication, collaboration, leadership, and professionalism. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Distinguish the difference between fetal growth and development and how each is assessed during pregnancy.
  • Describe variations to fetal growth and development and how they may impact the fetus’s transition to extrauterine life.
  • Describe the rationale for and components of antenatal assessments, screening, and care in the promotion of healthy maternal/neonatal outcomes.
  • Discuss the impact of social context, including choice of care provider, on the pregnancy experience.
  • Describe the normal process of labour, including the cardinal movements, 5Ps, stages, phases and how these concepts are related to each other.
  • Summarize the hormonal physiology of labour and birth and the impact of stress and uncertainty on the birthing experience.
  • Explain the role of the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team in providing care to women across the childbearing continuum.
  • Identify variances in antenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum assessment data.
  • Describe the normal physiologic transition of the fetus to extrauterine life.
  • Summarize the interaction between infant behaviours and infant communication, and the implications for nursing practice.
  • Describe the role of the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team in providing developmentally supportive care for vulnerable neonates.
  • Explain the neonatal and maternal benefits of breastfeeding.
  • Summarize the role of the nurse in promoting, protecting, and supporting breastfeeding.
  • Analyze the effect of nursing attitudes and beliefs surrounding infant feeding and how they affect patient care.
  • Summarize the essential components of postpartum care and discharge teaching for childbearing women and their families.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

NSNE 7100 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Neonatal Nursing Specialty
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  2. Nursing
    Full-time   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  3. Pediatric Nursing Specialty (Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  4. Specialty Nursing (Neonatal)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  5. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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